In this video guide, we learn how to play On the Spot, a variation of pool and billiards where the objective is to hit a ball directly onto a designated spot on your pool or billiard table. For all of the details, and to get started playing On the Spot yourself, take a look.
In this tutorial, we learn how to increase accuracy while playing pool. First, place the Q-ball on the head spot of the table, then you freeze an object on the opposite and shoot the Q-ball into the object ball and make the ball come back in the same path. You will want to ball to shoot directly back at you. This drill will help you develop accuracy and a better stroke. If you don't have a perfect shot it won't come back in the right path. Keep practicing this and in no time you will have inc...
World 9 Ball Champion Ralf Souquet explains how to break with his X Breaker Cue. Power is meaningless without precision. Cue ball control and accuracy is the foremost priority. The X-Breaker is engineered to provide Xtreme accuracy in breaking and jumping. This video tutorial shows you just what it can do, this video shows you how to break in pool with help from Ralf Souquet.
World 9 Ball Champion Ralf Souquet explains how to jump with his X Breaker Cue. Power is meaningless without precision. Cue ball control and accuracy is the foremost priority. The X-Breaker is engineered to provide Xtreme accuracy in breaking and jumping. This video tutorial shows you just what it can do, this video shows you how to jump a pool ball with help from Ralf Souquet.
Here is a basic description of stop shots, follow shots, draw shots and how English has an effect on the ball. This billiards video tutorial will show you how to perform stop draw and follow pool shots, if you think you can handle it...
Ever wonder what happens after you hit the cue ball or after the cue ball hits the object ball? Here are some of the dynamics involved when hitting the cue ball and object ball. This video tutorial breaks it down for all of you billiards beginners. Learn how to use pool and billiards shot dynamics.
Learn some shots that will help improve your position play in pool.
Learn how to transfer English during a bank shot in pool. English is very important when considering and setting up a bank shot.
Throw-induce English is an important consideration when aiming a bank shot. Learn how to perform this technique and improve your pool game.
Learn how to perform well under pressure and with distraction and improve your effortlessness and fluency in pool.
A discussion of what to consider when buying a pool table. When on a budget, you can still get optimum playing conditions for about $2000.
Learn what the tangent line is and how to use it to improve your pool game by sending the object ball where you need it to go.
Learn some correct ways to grip a pool cue that are comfortable but still good for your technique.
Watch to learn some good ways to practice pool by yourself. This video is intended for beginners.
These are drills on the pool table that can only make your billiards game better.
Once again, David Alciatore is here to show us another great pool shot. Watch and learn how to make a basic jump shot.
Watch as a seasoned professional demonstrates how to use the Polaris 180 Pool Cleaner, including how to install the rebuild kit and each component, in this free online video about home pool maintenance.
Swimming season is here! Learn how to treat the water in your swimming pool when opening it for the summer season in this pool care video from our swimming pool expert.
This three-part video tutorial demonstrates how to acid wash and paint a swimming pool. In part 1, host Tim Casey shows you how to properly and safely acid wash your swimming pool to prepare for painting. Part 2 discusses the steps involved in repairing cracks in a pool wall, step and deck while Part 3 covers the actual pool painting process.
In this video, we learn how to play pool by kissing forward. To set it up the nine ball will be in the corner pocket and the other four close to the rail. Kiss the cue ball off of the four using a maximum follow with a lot of speed. Follow is going to remain on the cue ball after it hits the seven full. Now the cue ball will spin back in the nine. This will suggest that over-spin on the cue ball does exist even after it kisses off the four. When finished, you will be able to kiss forward and ...
In this video, we learn how to play pool with the inside outside English drill. During this, you will pocket the balls into rotational order. The balls should be set on diagonal sides of the rail from each other. Set the cue ball in front of the first ball, then shoot using an English shot. After this, shoot from across the table using outside English to curve the ball. These will help define the skills that you have as a pool player. It may take more than a few tries to get this move done, b...
In this video, we learn how to play pool with a lesson in 8-ball position play. If you are playing a game of 8-all and you are the stripes, it's good if you end up in a position in the middle of the balls. You want to increase the margin of error by playing for an area of the table that supplies options. When possible, you want to play for more than one ball. Choose a ball that will give you the best chance of getting a ball or two in and placing the cue ball in a spot to where you will be ab...
This how-to video is about how to simulate your own space vacation.
You'll never be able to hustle people at pool if you don't actually know how to play. Watch this video for a beginner's tutorial on playing pool.
The pool hall is one of the most traditional places to meet and socialize with others in both East and West. If your crappy pool skills keep you from enjoying your time out at the pool hall properly, try pulling some of these pranks on people better than you! They range from the extremely simple beat-me-without-scratching gambit and other tricks that defy convenient naming but are hilarious and involve both pool and beer.
This four-part video tutorial gives a step-by-step procedure on how to close an in-ground pool over the winter. This video explains all the necessary chemicals needed to keep the pool clean over the winter as well as all the tools and covers needed to close the pool.
Lowe's home improvement expert Mike Craft gives the low down on how to maintain your swimming pool. Pool maintenance is essential for keeping your pool like new and in tip-top condition. You will need some basic materials such as water test strips, chlorine tablets, algae-cide, water shock, a skimmer brush, pool net and vacuum. This video will show you how to balance your water, shock the water, clean out the filters and sweep and vacuum out your pool.
This how to video, made by Teddy Bear Pools & Spas, demonstrates how to clean in-ground pool DE filters. Cleaning the DE filter on your in-ground pool helps your pool run more efficiently during those long summer months. Watch and learn how easy it is to clean the filter with water and cleaning solution.
This how to video, made by Teddy Bear Pools & Spas, demonstrates how to clean above ground pool DE filters. Cleaning the DE filter on your above ground pool helps your pool run more efficiently during those long summer months. Watch and learn how easy it is to clean the filter with water and cleaning solution.
Getting your pool ready for summer is very important as the water will not be circulating for a few months. This instructional how-to video shows you how to close down your in-ground pool for winter. Start by removing debris and properly cleaning the liner. Don't forget to remove any exterior accessories and equipment properly before winterizing the in ground pool.
New techniques may improve a swimming pool workout from Masters coach Nancy Kirkpatrick Reno. Before sticking a toe in the water, consider this advice: * Swim in a pool that's at least 20 to 25 yards long; those pools can usually be found at high schools and some gyms. A 50-meter Olympic-size pool is best, but not everyone has access to that. "If you're going to become a lap swimmer," Kirkpatrick-Reno says, "you can't go any shorter or you'll be constantly turning." An outdoor pool is prefera...
Maintaining your in ground pool means properly vacuuming it from time to time. This how-to video, made by Teddy Bear Pools & Spas, demonstrate how to manually vacuum an in ground pool. Watch and learn how easy it is to keep your pool running smooth all summer long by with proper vacuuming.
Maintaining your in ground pool means properly operating and cleaning cartridge filters. This how-to video, made by Teddy Bear Pools & Spas, demonstrate how to operate and clean your pools cartridge filter properly. Watch and learn how easy it is to keep your pool running smoothly all summer long with proper cartridge maintenance.
If the flow of your pool is to slow, it may be a sign that it is time to change the DE powder. This how to video, made by Teddy Bear Pools & Spas, demonstrates how to change DE powder in an in-ground pool filter. Keep your pool running properly by changing the DE powder in the filter in a timely manner.
Maintaining your above ground pool means properly vacuuming it from time to time. This how-to video, made by Teddy Bear Pools & Spas, demonstrate how to manually vacuum an above ground pool. Watch and learn how easy it is to keep your pool running smooth all summer long with proper vacuuming.
This video shows you how to setup the pool balls so you can pocket five balls in one shot.
Scam School has a long history of teaching us fun ways to mess with our fellow people in public places, and this video is no exception. It will show you how to do a number of hilarious pranks on employees and patrons at a pool hall or other pool-table-having area. These include the roll-the-ball-under-the-stick trick and the cue-ball-to-the-nuts trick. Both classics.
Getting regular cardiovascular exercise is extremely important to maintain good health but it can be difficult to find an exercise that isn't strenuous on the joints. Luckily aqua jogging is a great workout for any age.
Getting a good break in life is always nice. But when you're playing pool, it's essential. You Will Need
Bert creates an 8-ball on a pool table from scratch with Adobe Photoshop. The pool table is made using the noise filter, pixelate>facet feature and the gradient tool. Learn to create your own virtual pool table in this Photoshop tutorial.